WWOZ makes 35 this week! And, oh, what a ride it's been-- from our humble beginnings in a small alcove above the stage at Tipitina's to our treehouse spot in Armstrong Park to our latest location in the French Market Building along the Mississippi River, WWOZ has been proud to bring the sounds of New Orleans to the world for decades.
Santa Claus is coming to town to ride in the Krewe of Jingle parade this Saturday, December 5. Along with Santa, the parade will bring the usual fare, but with a Christmas theme-- floats, marching bands, stilt walkers, Christmas characters and many more "magical surprises" await attendees. The parade gets rolling at 1p. See the full route:
New Orleans soul singer Nigel Hall released his latest album, "Ladies and Gentlemen... Nigel Hall" earlier this month on Feel Music Group/Round Hill Music. Hall displays incredible range throughout the album, which is full of Hall's signature smooth vocals and keyboard skills.
Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard III's exhibition of 29 music photos, "Blood, Sweat & Hair," opened at the Jazz & Heritage Gallery (1205 N. Rampart) on Saturday, November 14 and will be running through Friday, December 18. The 29 photos are a retrospective of music images captured over the years by the photography duo.
Oak Street Po-Boy Fest returns this Sunday, November 22 with live music and, of course, copious amounts of delicious po-boys. The festival runs through the Oak St. business corridor, from Carrollton to Eagle.